Europe and the United Kingdom, Historical sites, holidays, Shopping, Style, Travel, Uncategorized, Vacation

The Cranky Camper’s Guide to Air Travel… sort of

Sami and her animal friends heading out of town The American holiday travel season is upon us, and it’s looking to be a busy one. According to NPR and other news outlets, travel in the United States has been steadily on the upswing as people are feeling more confident thanks to the Covid19 vaccines, and… Continue reading The Cranky Camper’s Guide to Air Travel… sort of

Dessert, Food, Travel, Uncategorized, wine, wine and drink

No Drink Service for You…

Also known as Still Flying Dry on Southwest Airlines The Southwest planes at Nashville International Airport UPDATE: So I have some good news and some sad news. The sad news is that as of September 23, 2020, there is still no boozy beverage service on Southwest Airlines. I haven't been able to find whether Southwest… Continue reading No Drink Service for You…

Food, Money savers, Opinion, safety, Travel, Uncategorized, wine, wine and drink

Flying Dry on Southwest Airlines

Southwest planes at Ft. Lauderdale's Gate B UPDATE: So I have some good news and some sad news. The sad news is that as of September 23, 2020, there is still no boozy beverage service on Southwest Airlines. I haven't been able to find whether Southwest will extend the expiration dates on 2020 drink coupons… Continue reading Flying Dry on Southwest Airlines

Europe and the United Kingdom, Family, holidays, Museums, national parks, outdoors, Travel, Uncategorized, Vacation

London and Beyond: Our Great British Adventure

Salisbury Cathedral It is a bit hard to believe that a mere 58 hours ago, I was in a totally different country across land and sea. Less than two days ago from time of writing, I landed at LAX from a long-awaited holiday in the United Kingdom with my family. And though I am happy… Continue reading London and Beyond: Our Great British Adventure

Beaches, midwest, outdoors, photography, Travel, Uncategorized, Vacation

Chicago!

Lit up for the Fourth of July. In a fashion similar to last year, we spent the Fourth of July week not together as a family.  The kids all headed to the Sequoias for junior high and high school church camp. So that left us adults with some 'free' time. We took advantage of the… Continue reading Chicago!